The Water and Sewerage Authority (the Authority) advises customers in parts of North-East Trinidad served by the North Oropouche Water Treatment Plant, who are currently experiencing a disruption in their normal pipe borne water supply schedule that, this is due to mechanical problems at the facility.

Emergency repair works currently being carried out are expected to be completed by 6:00 p.m. on Friday 2nd November, 2018.

Areas affected include:

  • Sangre Grande (Town)
  • Sangre Chiquito
  • Coalmine
  • Malabar Phase 1,3 & 4
  • San Rafael
  • La Horquetta
  • Signature Park/ Mausica Road
  • Five Rivers
  • Millennium Park
  • Golden Grove Road
  • Vega De Oropouche
  • Manzanilla
  • Guaico/ Guaico Tamana
  • Tumpuna Road
  • Brazil
  • Carapo/ O’Meara Road
  • Maloney
  • Oropune Gardens
  • Sunrise Park

Customers are asked to manage their water use efficiently, as it may take up to 36 hours for the service to normalize to some affected areas, in accordance with established water supply schedules.

Also, customers in La Horquette Valley Road, Glencoe and environs, who are currently experiencing low water pressures or no water supply, are advised that this is due to a defective valve along the transmission system serving the area.

Repair works are expected to be completed by 8:00 a.m. on Friday 2nd November 2018.

Affected areas include:

  • La Horquette Road
  • Newbury Hill Extension
  • Lornedale Drive
  • Irish Avenue
  • Gittensdale
  • West Vale Park
  • Newbury Road
  • Kilbracken Road
  • West Side Drive
  • The Park
  • Edgehill Development
  • Glencoe Heights

Customers are further advised that following the completion of these works, it may take up to 6 hours for the pipe borne water supply schedule to normalize to affected areas.

For further information or assistance, customers can contact WASA's Call Centre toll free at 800-4420/4426. A limited truck-borne water service will be available with priority given to special homes, health care and educational institutions.

The Authority apologises for the inconvenience and thanks customers for their understanding.

Corporate Communications Department
November 01, 2018